Set free by the law

Mark 2:23-3:6 The Pharisees said to him, “Look, why are they doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?” Then he said to them, “The Sabbath was made for human beings, not human beings for the Sabbath.” Throughout our Gospel for this weekend, the Pharisees accuse Jesus and the disciples of unlawful activity, of failing to … More Set free by the law

Pentecost 2018: The Comfort of the Spirit

Acts 2: 1-21 John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 Today we celebrate the day of Pentecost. In the language of the church, it is the third great festival day of the church year.  The culmination of the Easter Season, when after Jesus death, resurrection, and accession, the Holy Spirit descended from heaven over believers from every nation. The … More Pentecost 2018: The Comfort of the Spirit

To see Jesus

John 12:20-33 Last Sunday evening, I spent about two hours over at the Foltz’ house with Pastor Foltz and Faith, and a number of our young adults, around conversation and of course, around small feast as well. The question that guided our conversation centered around our Lutheran doctrine of Justification… the manner in which we … More To see Jesus